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Promiscuous Female Mice Have Sexier Sons
2013-11-19 07:35:02

University of Utah biologists found that when mother mice compete socially for mates in a promiscuous environment, their sons play hard and die young: They attract more females by making more urinary pheromones, but smelling sexier shortens their lives.

2013-10-31 23:19:56

Offers unparalleled ease of use for cloud-based analysis of entire human genomes for healthcare & biomedical research. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) October

2013-10-04 23:01:32

Members and friends of the technology community will come out swinging on October 18th when the Utah IAMCP and MS Cloud Services sponsor a "Say Farewell to Summer on the Fairways" benefit

Wagon-wheel Pasta Is A Better Shape For LED
2013-09-30 08:42:43

One problem in developing more efficient organic LED light bulbs and displays for TVs and phones is that much of the light is polarized in one direction and thus trapped within the light-emitting diode, or LED.

Physicists Develop Polymer With Tunable Colors
2013-09-13 13:37:37

By inserting platinum atoms into an organic semiconductor, University of Utah physicists were able to "tune" the plastic-like polymer to emit light of different colors – a step toward more efficient, less expensive and truly white organic LEDs for light bulbs of the future.

2013-09-05 11:37:42

University of Utah bioengineers discovered our understanding of language may depend more heavily on vision than previously thought: under the right conditions, what you see can override what you hear.

Biologist Discovers 33 New Ant Species, Names Some After Mayan Lords And Demons
2013-07-30 08:23:46

A University of Utah biologist has identified 33 new species of predatory ants in Central America and the Caribbean, and named about a third of the tiny but monstrous-looking insects after ancient Mayan lords and demons.


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